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Consumer groups fear small debts could lead to big problems for Australian consumers

Consumer advocate groups are urging the Government to reconsider credit reporting reforms to prevent life changing mistakes.

By | October 9th, 2012|Articles, Banking, Communications, Credit, Debt, Energy, Everyday Consumer, Finance, News, Publications, Telcommunications and Internet, Utilities, Water|Comments Off on Consumer groups fear small debts could lead to big problems for Australian consumers

Invitation to discuss Aboriginal consumers’ experience of energy and water

Attend a discussion about CUAC’s new report WEIN, PAEN, YA ANG GIM: VICTORIAN ABORIGINAL EXPERIENCES OF ENERGY AND WATER - Monday December 5 at Thornbury, Victoria

By | November 11th, 2011|Energy, Events, Utilities, Water|Comments Off on Invitation to discuss Aboriginal consumers’ experience of energy and water

Productivity Commission reconfirms need for national consumer advocacy and research

The Productivity Commission's report on its Inquiry into Australia’s Urban Water Sector is a mixed bag for water consumers, but it strongly endorses the need for consumer advocacy on water policy and on consumer policy generally.

By | October 23rd, 2011|News, Opinion, Water|Comments Off on Productivity Commission reconfirms need for national consumer advocacy and research

Profound changes to urban water services recommended

The Productivity Commission has released the final report on its inquiry into Australia’s urban water sector, proposing profound changes to the way water services are provided in cities and regional towns across Australia. Along the way it restated its support for national funding of a peak consumer advocacy organisation.

By | October 12th, 2011|Govt Inquiries, News, Opinion, Water|Comments Off on Profound changes to urban water services recommended